Category Archives: mushrooms

Satisfaction: Rabbit ragu

People tend to spend too much time complaining about a lack of satisfaction somewhere in their lives: at work, with their low-fat diet, in their marriage, in that one measly bite of dessert when they really wanted the whole thing.  Great news, people: I’m not going to complain.  In … Continue reading

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Comfort and joy: Coq au Vin

I can’t believe it has been one month since I last wrote.  I never intended to be silent for this long, but sometimes life gets in the way.  Since December 22, many joys managed to tuck themselves between the several feet of falling snow in Boston.  … Continue reading

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The 12 days of Christmas: mushroom risotto

The few weeks leading up to Christmas are not necessarily all eggnog and treats.  Even though I devote a good amount of time to imagining myself on a leisurely Christmas holiday in the snowy countryside (anyone remember Muppet Family Christmas?) or devouring fondue in … Continue reading

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Sunday Feast

For those of you looking for a way to squeeze in time with friends or family after crazy weeks and booked-solid weekends, I’d like to propose the frequently overlooked tradition of Sunday Dinner.  When you’ve been trying for weeks to get together with the same … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, British cheese, celery root, cheddar, cider, duck, entertaining, French wine, goat cheese, green beans, mushrooms, pears, pumpkins, soup, squash | 4 Comments

Hake bake

I’m a huge fish-eater.  If I had my way, I would prefer to skip meat entirely and just stick to seafood.  Sometimes I fantasize about living in a small, Mediterranean village with daily access to the freshest local catch, the smell of … Continue reading

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